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Enjoy "Digging Into the Gardens" blog, written by Denver Botanic Gardens' staff.

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450 Acres of Unexplored Botanical Treasures

June 14, 2021 Jennifer Ackerfield

Denver Botanic Gardens is excited to partner with the Denver Mountain Parks Foundation on a floristic study of the newest Denver mountain park – Axton Ranch – which was recently acquired by the City

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Success with Succulents

June 10, 2021 Scott Preusser

Succulent plants have fascinated gardeners for many decades, and this trend shows no sign of slowing. There are many attributes that make them a great choice for Denver, and although delving into

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From the Vault: Fred

June 8, 2021 Vera Evenson

When fungal specimens are rare, or large and unique in their shapes, hikers and lovers of Mother Nature’s beauty will usually pay considerable attention to them when they find them in their natural

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The Iris Garden Is in Technicolor Bloom!

June 3, 2021 Tiffany Coleman

This iris collection at Chatfield Farms is in full, stunning bloom! More than 300 varieties in a myriad of colors and combinations are on display. Many rare historical varieties are featured that

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Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration

May 28, 2021 Exhibits Department

Golden Opportunity: Botanical Illustration features artwork from the students and faculty of the Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration. This exhibition is a rumination on yellow plants that

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Regenerative Agriculture

May 24, 2021 Josie Hart

At Chatfield Farms, as we come out of the worst of the pandemic, the darkest of stormy weeks and the muddiest spring I have seen – the sun finally beams across the verdant and windswept hills of Deer

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Cultural Body Adornment

May 21, 2021 Angela Naumov

Adorning the body with paints and dyes, both temporary and permanent, has been a wide practice around the globe and across centuries. The purpose for these decorations has ranged from culturally

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Food Donation, Now More Than Ever

May 19, 2021 Brien Darby
At Denver Botanic Gardens, we love all things food. Whether working in our community supporting agriculture (CSA) fields, urban farm projects, community garden plots or Le Potager kitchen garden, our

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